AAA FOUNDATION FOR TRAFFIC SAFETY
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Founded in 1947 by the American Automobile Association (AAA), the
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is an independent, not-for-profit,
publicly supported charitable research and educational organization
dedicated to saving lives and reducing injuries by preventing
traffic-related injuries and deaths. The Foundation is committed to
sponsoring projects leading to real-world improvements in traffic
safety. The Foundation's research and educational projects are funded
by voluntary contributions from motor clubs associated with the
American Automobile Association and the Canadian Automobile
Association, individual AAA club members, and AAA-affiliated
insurance companies. The Foundation supports research that is
national in scope and considers the experience of other
"One in ten drivers admit they may have driven drunk, finds AAA Foundation study: almost 150 percent more alcohol-related fatalities on New Year's Day" https://www.aaafoundation.org/content/one-ten-drivers-admit-they-may-have-driven-drunk-finds-aaa-foundation-study Submitted June 14, 2012
Catalog of Research Documents
Includes research on rollovers, roundabouts, car color and more.
Drunk driving: seeking additional solutions
https://www.aaafoundation.org/drunk-driving-seeking-additional-solutions -- PDF This study investigates why drunk driving has not decreased recently and what can be done to reduce it further.
Hit and Run Drivers
Hit and run drivers kill 1500 annually
--Alcohol impaired drivers are involved in more tan about one in three fatal crashes--
--97% of drivers finding drinking and driving "unacceptable"
--14 % of drivers admit to driving at or near the legal alcohol limit in the past year
--78% of seniors take one or more medications that can impair drivers